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TRADE UNION CONGRESS OF TANZANIA (TUCTA)
WHY WORKERS DEMAND BETTER SALARIES/WAGES,IMPROVEMENT ON BENEFITS FROM THE SECURITY FUNDS ANDREDUCTION OF PAY AS YOU EARN TAX?
Prepared by TUCTABox 15359 Dar Es SalaamEmail:tucta.educ@cats-net.comFax: 2130049/ Phone: 2127281
 
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ABBREVIATIONS ........................................................................................................ ivLIST OF TABLES .......................................................................................................... viEXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...........................................................................................vii1.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND .............................................................. 11.1 Background ............................................................................................................ 11.2 Objectives ............................................................................................................. 22.0 MINIMUM WAGE/ SALARY ISSUES IN TANZANIA ........................................ 32.1 Minimum Wage Concept ...................................................................................... 32.2 Tanzania’s Minimum Wage Framework ............................................................... 72.2.1 Public Service Management and Employment Policy 1999: ..............................72.2.2 Standing Orders of Tanzania Government: ........................................................ 72.2.3 The Minimum Wage Order as Government Notice No. 223 of 2007: ...............82.3 Why Improve Minimum Wage/ Salary levels in Tanzania? .................................92.3.1 Bridge Gap between Salary/ Wages and Related Allowances Levels: ............ 102.3.2 Improve the Ratio between Wage and Salaries and Public Administration &Gross Domestic Products (GDP) .............................................................................. 122.3.3 Improve the Ratio between Annual Minimum Wage and GDP Per Capita ...172.3.4 Improve the Ratio between Wage bill and Government Revenue ....................192.3.5 Improve the Minimum Wages according to Cost of Living and Inflation (RealWages) .......................................................................................................................202.3.6 Implement Government Promises to Improve Wage and Benefits after Reforms ......................................................................................................................212.3.7 Improve the Relation between Minimum wages in the Public Sector and thePrivate Sector .............................................................................................................232.3.8 Improve the Ratio between the Minimum Wage and Consumer Price IndexInflation ....................................................................................................................233.0 SOCIAL SECURITY SCHEMES AND BENEFITS ISSUES IN TANZANIA ....253.1 The Social Security Concept ...............................................................................253.2 Tanzania’s Social Security Framework ...............................................................273.2.1 NSSF Establishment Act no. 30 of 1997 (NSSFA 30/1997): ...........................273.2.2 Public Service Retirement Act No. 2 of 1999 (PSRA2/1999): .........................273.2.3 The National Employment Policy 2008 and Clients Service Charter: .............283.2.4 Parastatal Pension Fund Act no. 25 of 2001 (PPFA25/2001): ..........................283.2.5 Public Service Act no. 8 of 2002 (PAS2/2002) and Regulation on RetirementBenefits: ..................................................................................................................... 283.2.6 The National Social Security Policy of 2003 (NSSP2003): ............................293.2.7 The Local Authorities Pension Fund Act No. 9 of 2006 (LAPFA6/2006): ......293.2.8 The Social Security (Regulatory Authority) Act no. 8 of 2008 (SSRA8/2008): ....................................................................................................................................293.3 Why Improve Social Security Schemes and Benefits in Tanzania? ...................343.3.1 Improve the Legal Framework of Social Security Funds and Distorted Benefits ....................................................................................................................................343.3.2 Improve Performance of Social Security Scheme/ Funds ............................... 343.3.3 Rationalize and Harmonize the Formulas for All Retirees .............................. 35ii
 
3.3.4 Improve Access to Data and formulas for Computation of Security Benefits:....................................................................................................................................363.3.5 Minimize Administrative/ Operational Expenses of the Social Security Funds....................................................................................................................................373.3.6 Fast Track Processing and Payments of the Benefits ....................................... 373.3.7 Reform (Privatize or Merge) the Social Security Funds/ Institutions: ...........383.3.8 Improve the Minimum Wages to Commensurate with Social Security BenefitsBill: ..........................................................................................................................383.3.9 Establish effective complaint mechanism to enhance efficiency andaccountability in the management of pension matters. ............................................. 384.0 HOW TO IMPPROVE WAGES/ SALARIES AND SOCIAL SECURITYBENEFITS IN TANZANIA? ........................................................................................ 404.1 Improve Taxation ................................................................................................404.2 Reduce Leakages through Allowances ...............................................................435.0 EMERGING ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS ...........................................505.1 Emerging Issues ...................................................................................................505.2 Recommendations ................................................................................................51iii

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